The Predators little brother
The Predators little brother

Two Civil Air Patrol (CAP) aircraft have been fitted with a similar sensor turret as used by Predator aircraft.

These Cessna aircraft will be used during exercises to train operators on the ground. Freeing up sparse real air frame time for more important duties.

Manned aircraft now standing in for unmanned!

By Gary Mortimer

Founder and Editor of sUAS News | Gary Mortimer has been a commercial balloon pilot for 25 years and also flies full-size helicopters. Prior to that, he made tea and coffee in air traffic control towers across the UK as a member of the Royal Air Force.